Fire breaks out at Orlando recycling plant

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:34:08 AM EST
Updated On: Sep 06 2013 10:58:42 AM EDT

Local 6's news helicopter Sky 6 flies over the fire that ignited at a metal scrap plant near the Orlando International Airport on Thursday.

ORLANDO, Fla. -

A large fire burning at a recycling facility near Orlando International Airport is out, and no injuries were reported.

The blaze broke out around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Trademark Metals Recycling at 51 Landstreet Road in Orlando, about 5 miles from OIA.

Fire crews were notified of the fire by a call from an employee at the facility at 11:19 a.m., according to a news release.  A large column of thick black smoke could be seen from miles around.

The cause of the fire was termed as accidental.

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